“Pueblos Mágicos” of México to visit during Easter holidays… Or any other time.

Looking for an unforgetable vacation? Live the magic of Mexico´s “Pueblos Mágicos” 

There are about 121 “Pueblos Mágicos” in Mexico. They were classified in this way due to the cultural richness of the region in which they are located, their indigenous past, the architecture of the place, as well as the rich traditions that are still maintained, and in this vacation we recommend some of these places, that are the preferred locations of Mexican tourists

According to an analysis carried out by Despegar.com online travel company the “Pueblos Mágicos” are the tourist destinations registering the highest number of reservations on their platform. Here are some of the most beautiful and interesting places to visit.

The Yucatan Peninsula.
Izamal Yucatan


Take a ride in the traditional horse-drawn carriages, visit the magnificent Franciscan convent with hundreds of years of history, admire the pyramid Kinich Kak Moo, the main archeological site, eat the delicious Yucatecan food of the place and cycle through the village. Quite an adventure.


Valladolid, Yucatan

Valladolid (Photo: paginas.seccionamarilla.com.mx)

 

Its gastronomy is unique, and its cenotes spectacular. Its historical center will take you back to the times of yesteryear when you are enveloped in a dream colonial architecture. 


Bacalar (Quintana Roo)

Bacalar en hamaca. Photo: Jessica Urioste

Bacalar or Laguna de los Siete Colores is a picturesque community in the state of Quintana Roo in which lovers of nature, adventure, history and cultural manifestations find a perfect setting. The lagoon is an enormous extension of shallow waters, with very soft white sand.


Central Mexico
Tequisquiapan (Querétaro)

Tequisquiapan (Querétaro)

The fame of the magical town of Tequisquiapan is for its proximity to the Cheese and Wine Route in Querétaro and its Cheese and Wine Fair held every year in the month of May. Recognized Magical Towns, its beautiful and peaceful square just beautiful, make it an ideal place to walk with family or friends.


Pátzcuaro (Michoacán)


Pátzcuaro has an unparalleled charm; for some reason, the ancient inhabitants of Michoacán, in the time of the Purepecha kings, it is recommended to visit the Antiguo Colegio de San Nicolás Obispo, founded by the famous Vasco de Quiroga in 1540. Other outstanding attractions are the Museum of Arts, with its collection of objects made by the Purepecha Indians, with wood and textiles.


Valle De Bravo (State of Mexico)

Valle de Bravo lake

This magical town will put you in contact with the natural elements. Its lake, as center of life, attracts by its immensity and beauty. The air awakens the adventurous spirit in everyone. Its climate allows the practice of sports and recreational activities such as kayaking, motocross, zip line, hiking or golf.


Taxco (Guerrero)


Also known as the “Theatre city” (Ciudad teatro) in recognition of the playwright Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, annually celebrates the Alarconian Days and turns the city into a space for performing arts. It walks through its cobbled streets, observes its constructions oriented towards the sky and discovers corners worthy of a virreinal scenery.


Mazamitla (Jalisco)


Mazamitla is a municipality in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. For its natural beauty and folklore is considered a magical town.  Many call it “the Mexican Switzerland” because you can enjoy the tranquility of a cabin, with cold nights and warm yourself to the light of the fire by lighting the fireplace, while for the day you go for a walk along trails that lead to dream waterfalls or enjoy the scenery of the mountains while riding a horse.


Tapalpa (Jalisco)


This site combines almost perfectly with natural beauty, architecture and tranquility, Tapalpa is a unique place that offers something for everyone. Any activity is always enveloped in magic which becomes evident when you walk through its cobblestone streets and see its kiosk surrounded by portals and shaded by immense trees; lose yourself in its overflowing vegetation that invites you to live a natural adventure and the architecture of its temples.

How about visiting a “Pueblo Mágico” on your next vacation?

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